Saturday, August 04, 2012

Consia by Qualcomm @ YouTube

Consia™ - YouTube created in collaboration with Mobile Web Experience (MEX)

very nice music...

Wirefy | The Responsive Wireframe Boilerplate

Wirefy | The Responsive Wireframe Boilerplate:
"Wirefy is a collection of CSS & JS files to help you rapidly experiment with responsive wireframes. Whether you keep them to yourself or use them to help educate your clients, Wirefy is flexible and here to help. Wirefy has been built from the ground up. Following the philosophy of mobile first, Wirefy will respond to the proper viewport. Go ahead, resize this page to see how it works. Wirefy is style agnostic so that clients don't get hung up on colours, fonts, other design elements. It's meant to be another tool for your development kit that provides the most basic styles as a foundation."

HTML5 and Modern Web Development

HTML5 and Modern Web Development | FoxIE | Channel 9

Progressive enhancements (new style, escalator - stairs) vs. Graceful degradation (old style, elevator - lift)
The metaphor is that escalator is useful even when not moving,
while with elevator there needs to be a second, backup system, stairs:
"your browser does not support this feature" is obsolete - start with basic features, enable features that are supported, based on media queries.

Microsoft 2012

Microsoft's radical new business plan is hidden in plain sight | ZDNet
  • Services
  • Surface
  • Speed-up
Observations / predictions are based on Microsoft 10-K public disclosure for 2012.

Microsoft Dropping 'Metro' Name in Windows 8

Microsoft Dropping 'Metro' Name in Windows 8 | News & Opinion |

"Microsoft was notifying its developers not to use the word "Metro" within their apps and swap that term for "New User Interface."
Despite the insistence from Redmond that Metro is simply a code name that it always planned to phase out, there are reports that the move was prompted by a trademark challenge from Germany-based Metro AG."

Passive house

Passive house - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pasivhouse Institut (Germany)

Passivhouse for beginners

Ground-coupled heat exchanger

Heat Pump

Heat Exchanger

Passive solar building design

HTML5 & CSS3 Fundamentals: Channel 9

Styling Your First HTML5 Web Page with CSS3 - 03 | HTML5 & CSS3 Fundamentals: Development for Absolute Beginners | Channel 9